Zach Sobiech's 'Clouds' conquers Billboard rock charts

7:06 PM, May 29, 2013   |    comments
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STILLWATER, Minn. - Even though cancer has silenced his voice on earth, Minnesota teen Zach Sobiech continues to inspire with his songs and spirit of optimism.

Sobiech succumbed to a case of inoperable cancer on Monday, May 20, shortly after celebrating his 18th birthday.

A week after Zach's song "Clouds" hit number 1 on the iTunes chart comes word that it also has climbed to the top of Billboard's list of hit songs.

Sobiech's bandmates in "A Firm Handshake" posted this message on their Facebook page Wednesday.

Just heard from our record label, that BILLBOARD is posting the current chart toppers:

CLOUDS #1 Song in the Digital Songs Rock Charts in the USA

FIX ME UP is the #1 Folk Album in the USA, ahead of some of mine and Zach's favorites: The Lumineers and Mumford & Sons.

So incredibly humbled... Thanks you so much everyone. Zach and I never expected this. Not in a million years.


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